Crime

Two arrested in residential burglaries in north Macon, Ridge/Ingleside

Two men have been charged with burglary and linked to at least 13 cases reported since the middle of February, according to the Macon police.

Steve Austin, 19, of Calburn Road, and Andre Brown, 34, of Ponce De Leon Avenue, were arrested Monday, according to a police news release issued Wednesday.

Lt. Michael Schlageter said Austin and Brown have been linked to residential burglaries on Knollwood Drive, Sugarloaf Drive, Lee Road, Pierce Avenue, Glencove Drive, Buford Place and seven other Macon locations.

Austin and Brown are being held at the Bibb County jail. Austin is being held on $1,200 bond and Brown is being held without bond, according to jail records.

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